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Chatham University Nursing Honor Society To Be Chartered As A Chapter of International Nursing Honor Society

Pittsburgh – The Chatham University Nursing Honor Society has been approved and will be chartered as Chi Zeta, an official chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) on March 26th at 6:30 PM on Chatham’s Shadyside campus.  With Chatham’s nursing program offered in an online format, Chi Zeta will provide a full “virtual” chapter presence to its members nationally.

Membership in STTI is by invitation and is extended to undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and professional nurses who have demonstrated superior scholastic, leadership and nursing achievements.

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An Exhibit On Water To Help Build Local Awareness and Stewardship

PITTSBURGH – Two Chatham University Master of Sustainability graduate students at the new Falk School of Sustainability have teamed with their professor to create an interactive, transdisciplinary exhibit that explores the complex pathways of water in Pittsburgh’s landscape and in local people’s lives. Ann Payne and Kristen Reynolds, both second-year graduate students, are co-designing the exhibit, called The Drop Project, as part of their final thesis project along with Chatham sustainability professor and ecologist, Dr. Molly Mehling.

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Orange is the New Black Author, Piper Kerman, To Speak at Chatham University

PITTSBURGH, PA – Bestselling author, memoirist, and prison reform activist, Piper Kerman, will speak at Chatham University on March 20, 2014 in celebration of Women’s History Month.

Recently adapted into the hit Netflix show, Orange is the New Black, Kerman’s memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, recounts the 15 months that she spent in the Danbury Correctional Facility for a crime she had committed ten years prior as a very brief, very careless dalliance in the world of drug trafficking. The stories of the women she met while in prison raise issues of friendship and family, mental illness, the odd cliques and codes of behavior, the role of religion, the uneasy relationship between prisoner and jailor, and the almost complete lack of guidance for life after prison.

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